Advanced Teaching Assistant – Adult Learning & Skills

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Advanced Teaching Assistant – Adult Learning & Skills
Northallerton, North Yorkshire
Contract / Temporary

N Yorkshire RQ720744

Posted: 31st October 2022 14:21
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  • Pay Rate:

    £11.81 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    34.75 Monday – Friday, normal working hours, Term time only

  • This opening assignment is for 1-2 months

  • Northallerton, North Yorkshire,

    DL7 8AE

What's involved with this role:

Temporary Advanced Teaching Assistant (Personalised Learning Pathways) – Adult Learning & Skills

Reference no:  N Yorkshire RQ720744

Pay rate: £11.81 per hour PAYE

Job share/flexibility is possible for this role

To work under the direction of the teacher and other appropriate staff, in assisting and contributing to the planning, delivery and evaluation of the learning process and supporting learners in the classroom and different community settings.  The post holder will work in classes or other appropriate locations with access to support and guidance, supervising groups and/or individual learners.

Key responsibilities:

  • Support learners in the classroom and different community settings.
  • Assist in the planning and evaluation of learning activities with the teacher. Deliver learning activities for individuals and groups of learners under the professional direction and supervision of a qualified teacher, differentiating and adapting learning programmes to support the needs of allocated pupils.
  • With the teacher, plan and deliver small group interventions, with clear objectives and appropriate learning outcomes.
  • Monitor and record learner responses and learning achievements and give appropriate feedback to teachers towards the overall assessment of learner progress and attainment made by the teacher and other professionals.
  • Interact with learners in ways that support the development of their ability to think and learn, including the use of careful questioning.
  • Support and assist in the development and implementation of appropriate behaviour management strategies.
  • Support learners in their social and emotional wellbeing in implementing relevant social, health, and physical programmes, including for those with health, social and physical needs.
  • Escort and supervise learners on educational visits and out of schools activities under the supervision of a teacher.
  • Undertake break supervision as required.
  • Establish rapport and respectful, trusting relationships and communicate effectively with learners, their families and carers, and other agencies/professionals, sharing confidential information as required.
  • Assess, record and report on learners attainment and progress within assessment and reporting processes.
  • Assist the teacher and work as directed in preparation of the classroom and resources for planned work to take place.
  • Undertake routine clerical duties as required.


“Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria:


  • Relevant NVQ Level 3 or equivalent to evidence good numeracy and literacy skills.


Skills & Experience:

  • Appropriate experience working with learners in an education setting.
  • Good understanding of adult learning and learning processes.
  • Demonstrable empathy with learners.
  • Ability to work successfully in a team and able to exercise judgement.
  • Confidentiality and flexibility skills.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills: able to communicate effectively and clearly and build relationships with a range of people and learners.
  • Strong IT skills using Microsoft packages or equivalent (e.g. G Suite).


NB: Please feel free to apply to us direct via [email protected] by quoting the job reference and job title exactly. SEE DETAILS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS AD.

If you have previously applied to one of our vacancies and have already sent the required supporting documentation to us, please make this clear when you re-apply as this will help speed up your application.

To help speed up the process of uploading your CV to the client we would suggest that you send us your CV in Word format (or equivalent) if possible, rather than as a PDF.

If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates.   If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let me know and we can send you some additional information for clarify.

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:

  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours.
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above - your CV must address the requirements listed.


Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for.


Please note that clients invariably ask us to strip out contact details from CVs before we submit them for consideration. This is always quicker and easier to do if you send your CV to us in Word format, rather than as a PDF please

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Job Ref: N Yorkshire RQ720744
Advanced Teaching Assistant – Adult Learning & Skills
Client Category: Local Authority

Anticipated Length of Assignment: Unless otherwise stated (we do carry the occasional permanent vacancy) all of our roles are technically temporary, though opening assignments can be and often are, extended by clients on a longer term basis and can sometimes become permanent.

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Advanced Teaching Assistant – Adult Learning & Skills
Client Category: Local Authority

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